Our A-Z of things you can upcycle including suggestions on what to turn them into and links to How to Guides. From Armchairs to Zippers!
A bumper list of DIY projects made from rubbish that you will actually want to keep. Upcycle your magazines, plastic bottles, takeaway containers, coke cans and even tea bags!
This tutorial was written by Charlie Miller, a freelance blogger based in Vancouver, Canada. I love repurposing junk. I like taking strange items and finding a way to use them instead of throwing them away….its a bit of an obsession if I’m honest. Like most people I accumulate junk and I have a particular problem …
The 24th of June is National Upcycling Day here in the UK. To mark the occasion this is our updated guide answering – What is Upcycling? And what materials can you upcycle? Our comprehensive guide will explain it all and give you links to hands on step by step upcycling tutorials too!
Make your own kraft tag style product or gift tags out of cardboard from your recycling box. An easy project that ads another upcycled touch to your small business products or gifts.
Charlie Miller shows us how she made two cardboard playhouses out of one cardboard box. An interchangeable train and rocket ship! Super cute and fun project to keep the kid’s entertained!
Bumper list of 47 ideas for upcycled and repurposed planters. From chair planters, to paint cans, doll’s heads, coolers and even cake tins!
DIY Wedding Centrepieces for flowers from upcycled corks and coffee containers. Get the rustic farmhouse look on a budget! Step by step tutorial with two methods to try!
Reuse old empty paint cans as outdoor planters! Step by Step DIY insturctions for cleaning out old paint cans, decorating them and sealing for outdoor use.
6 ideas to reuse packaging as gift boxes and gift wrap, including step by step instructions and photos. Upcycled gift wrap ideas for all types of gifts!
Make a DIY Pine Cone Wreath from upcycled foam packaging and items found in nature. Step by Step tutorial with photos and materials list.
Make a DIY Christmas Ornament made from a pill bottle and other upcycled materials from around your home. Great Kid’s Christmas Craft!
Step by step tutorial for making a junk journal style colouring book gift for a child. Upcycle envelopes, cardboard and kids magazines in this fun project.
Learn how to easily make impressive personalised name crayons out of your stash of broken bits of old crayons! A great personalised gift that is fun to make! Step by step tutorial with process photos.